Fauquier County, VA

Geographic Location

Fauquier County is surrounded by Clark and Loudoun Counties to the north, Prince William to the east, Stafford County to the southeast, Culpepper County to the southwest, and Rappahannock and Warren Counties to the west. We are located 75 miles west of Washington DC.

Overall Personality

A very rural feel offering lots of history. Fauquier is known for being at the heart of hunt and wine country. There are 26 wineries within the county, and 7 art galleries.

Defining Characteristics

Fauquier county is 50 miles long and only 15 miles wide. Fauquier County was established on June 1st, 1759 from Prince William County. It is named for Francis Fauquier who was Lt. Gov. of Virginia at the time, who won the land in a poker game, according to legend. There were 10 American Civil War battles in Fauquier County.

Noteworthy Attractions

Young Adults – Warren Aquatic and Recreational Facility
Couples – 7 art galleries, a local bed & breakfast, First Night and Evening under the Stars.
Kid Friendly – CM Crockett Park, Monroe Park, Flying Circus Air Shows
Pet owners – Sky Meadows Park is pet friendly for hiking, and there are seasonal stream on the mountain and a three acre pond as well
Outdoor adventures – Remington hosts 4 marked bicycle routes. Sky Meadows offers hiking, picnicking and fishing. CM Crockett Park offers canoeing, fishing, picnic shelters

Nearby Highways

I-66, 15/17/29, US 211

Public Transportation

Park & Ride, Circuit Rider


Downtown Warrenton is a nice place to stroll through offering restaurants, shops and a bit of history.

Types of Homes

Condos, 55+ communities, apartments, townhomes, single family homes

School Districts

Cedar Run, Center, Lee, Marshall and Scott

Annual Events

Warrenton Hunt Point to Point, Piedmont Hounds Point to Point, Old Town Warrenton Spring Festival, Twilight Polo at Great Meadows, Virginia Gold Cup, Delaplane Strawberry Festival, Warrenton Pony Show, Bluemont Concert Series in Old Town Warrenton, Fauquier City Fair, July 4th at Great Meadow, Hot Air Balloon Festival, VA Wine Festival, Evening under the Stars, Fauqier City Fall Farm Tour, Halloween Parade and Trick or Treating in Warrenton, International Gold Cup, Remington Turkey Trot 5k, Marshall & Bealeton Christmas Parades, Christmas in Old Town Warrenton, Gum Drop Square, First Night in Old Warrenton. 

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